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The modern industrial-agricultural state of the European Union

Spain is a developed industrial-agricultural state. 37% of the territory is cultivated, 14% is meadows and pastures, 33% are forested. Crop production with a focus on growing cereals (6.6 million ha in 1998), olives and vines predominates, but fruit and v

“ The warmest country in Europe and excellent Mediterranean cuisine. ”

Basic information

  • Capital: MADRID
  • Area: 504,782 km2 (50th in the world), of which 1.04% of the water area
  • Highest point: Pico de Teide (3718 m asl)
  • Time zone: Same as the Czech Republic
  • Population: 46,063,511
  • Language: Spanish, regional Catalan, Basque, Galician
  • Religion: Catholic
  • State system: constitutional monarchy of federal type
  • King: Felipe VI.
  • Currency: euro (EUR)


Spain can be divided according to the climate into four areas.

  • The Mediterranean coast is the warmest in the eastern and southern parts of the country. Quiet summers with pleasant temperatures. (Murcia, Malaga, Valencia, ALicante, Palma de Mallorca)
  • Inland - very cold winters and very hot and dry summers. (Seville, Madrid, Albacete, Burgas, Salamanca).
  • North Atlantic coast - harsh winters with calm summers (slightly colder). (Bilbao, La Coruna, Gijón, Ovieido)
  • Canary Islands - subtropical weather with pleasant temperatures all year round.


The beaches are sandy and pebble. Straight and calm shore and steep sea cliffs. Large bays and tiny coves hidden among the rocks. Fishing ports, lively coastal promenades and watchtowers. There are many popular beaches around the Costa Blanca that are known around the world. Large beaches have complete facilities and amenities.